Fail of the Week: The Arduino Walkie That Won’t Talkie

Fail of the Week: The Arduino Walkie That Won’t Talkie

There’s something seriously wrong with the Arduino walkie-talkie that [GreatScott!] built.


The idea is simple: build a wireless intercom so a group of motor scooter riders can talk in real-time. Yes, such products exist commercially, but that’s no fun at all. With a little ingenuity and a well-stocked parts bin, such a device should be easy to build on the cheap, right?


Apparently not. [GreatScott!] went with an Arduino-based design, partly due to familiarity with the microcontroller but also because it ma ..